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Dromavally Mountain Mountain Cnoc Dhrom an Bhaile A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Dhroim an Bhaile [TCCD*], 'hill of Dromavally') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Purple cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 552m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q60622 06650
Place visited by 46 members. Recently by: melohara, Martinpeak, Wilderness, gallybander, Onzy, Colin Murphy, chalky, CaptainVertigo, grzywaczmarcin, simoburn, ciarraioch, omurchu, Rocman, rowanwalsh, Cobhclimber
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Longitude: -10.039029, Latitude: 52.194525 , Easting: 60622, Northing: 106650 Prominence: 206m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 460603 606708,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrmvMn, 10 char: DrmvlyMntn
Bedrock type: Purple cross-bedded sandstone, (Cappagh Sandstone Formation)

Three cairns on the summit ridge of Dromavally Mountain are named Cú Chulainn's House, Cú Chulainn's Bed and Cú Chulainn's Grave. It is intriguing that there are several folk-tales about Cú Chulainn recorded on the Dingle Peninsula, far away from his home area in Cooley and SE Ulster. See Knockmulanane for the legend concerning Scál Ní Mhurnáin, Cú Chulainn and the giant. Previously Reamore in MV.   Dromavally Mountain is the 391st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dromavally Mountain in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Track takes you a good way up the hillside
 
Approach from the south.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  2 Mar 2015
Start at Q 614 053 A, where there are a number of houses and space to park by the side of the road. You will see a track behind an iron gate leading north, beside a farmhouse. (See pic). A friendly, elderly farmer who owns the land has previously had no objection to walkers, but it might be as well to ask his permission before using the track just as a courtesy. Follow this track as it meanders up the hillside, taking you to about 250m, where it ends in a farm structure. Continue NW up the hillside for about 1.25km, the terrain becoming increasingly steep, consisting of grass and heather, but mostly firm underfoot. The summit is marked by a large cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/355/comment/5115/
 
Coming out from Tralee I took the road to Camp. .. by jackill   (Show all for Dromavally Mountain)
 
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Looking South .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Dromavally Mountain)
 
Misty view from the North. .. by simon3   (Show all for Dromavally Mountain)
 
Giving Huge Rewards! .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Dromavally Mountain)
 
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